Born of Kittitian parents (who migrated across the channel to Nevis in the 1960s), Nevisian accountant Clive Armbrister has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Belmont Resorts Limited. In this capacity, Clive will provide leadership to the Finance organizations of both the development and hospitality companies at Kittitian Hill.
Clive brings to the Kittitian Hill family over 20 years of diverse accounting and finance experience dominated by a growing track record in local and international hospitality companies. Over his career he has worked in Education; International Financial Services; and in Hospitality both at the property level and in corporate environment with brand names such Four Seasons Resort Nevis; Starwood Hotels and Resorts in the United States, Europe, Africa and the Middle East; and most recently with Marriott International at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. He holds a BSc in Accounting; MBA in International Business; and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Commenting on his appointment, Clive said “I am excited to join this unique company at this mission-critical stage and doing my part to bring to fruition the vision of its founder, Val Kempadoo, who has painstakingly crafted a most original and authentic blend of Caribbean luxury and sustainable living experiences right here in St. Kitts.”
Val Kempadoo, the Founder and Managing Director of Kittitian Hill, commented: “I am very pleased that someone with Clive’s track record has chosen to be part of the Kittitian Hill team and to commit himself to all that it means for St. Kitts economy and tourist sector. I was very impressed with his belief in our vision and his desire to turn it into reality.”
Clive Armbrister’s appointment keeps the continuous pace and steady momentum towards the opening of Kittitian Hill’s Great House in July and Belle Mont Farm in December 2014.